Man charged in hit and run case in Middlesboro

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (WYMT) - A Tennessee man is accused in a hit and run case in Bell County.

Middlesboro Police say 22-year-old Jonathan Whitaker of Cumberland Gap was involved in a car wreck on 15th Street last week and then left the scene at a high rate of speed. Officers caught him on 24th Street.

Police say he also had marijuana in the car.

He is charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, and several other traffic violations.

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